Business focused bike commuting campaign CyclingWorks Bristol invites the region’s employers to support protected bike lanes and better cycling infrastructure
Mon 3rd Aug 2020 – Following the adoption in June by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) of its Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP), business focused bike commuting campaign CyclingWorks Bristol calls for the support of employers across the Bristol travel to work area for the priority delivery of N-to-S and E-to-W protected cycling corridors to make it safer and easier for workers to commute by bike. An important part of the priority proposals is to make each of the city’s Park & Ride location more cycle friendly, together with increasing the availability of secure bike parking across the City..…..more
The Government make two major announcements about promoting active travel and making it safer on the roads for cyclists.
Fri 31st July 2020 This week saw the publication of the “Gear Change” Strategy paper and Department for Transport’s LTN 1/20 – Cycle Infrastructure Design. The Minster of State for Cycling & Walking stating that “Poor cycling infrastructure discourages cycling and wastes public money.” ….more
West of England Combined Authority adopts its Local Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Plan
19th June 2020 – During a meeting of its joint committee, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) formally adopted its Local Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Plan. The Plan proposes investment of £411m by 2036, improving the environment for cyclists and pedestrians, focusing on 30 local high streets as well as improvements along 55 continuous cycle routes….more